Prep Profile: Maranda Huibregtse

Prep Profile: Maranda Huibregtse

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Prep Profile: Maranda Huibregtse

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Ra, Randa

Sports Maranda competes in

Volleyball, basketball and soccer

Maranda’s week

Maranda had a team-high 135 digs in Saturday’s Sheboygan County Classic Volleyball Tournament as Oostburg won for the fourth straight year. She also was a team-high 66-of-68 on serves for a percentage of 97. On the season she leads the Flying Dutchmen with 284 digs.

All-time team sports achievement

“Going to State for basketball my freshman year, going to State for volleyball (getting the gold), basketball (getting the silver) and soccer my sophomore year, and going to State for volleyball (getting the gold) my junior year.”

All-time individual achievement

“Being selected to the All-Area girls basketball team and receiving state honors from the D3 basketball coaches.”

No. 1 athletic goal

“Make it to State one more time during my senior year.”

Coach Scott Greupink’s thoughts

“I love Maranda as a player. … She is just automatic and so aggressive, willing to play all out. … She is so quick and athletic and she has learned a lot of the nuances of the game and she is just a tremendous athlete who has learned to play volleyball very well.”

Maranda’s thoughts

“I think the season is going good so far. Our intensity is pretty good. I feel we need to talk more. Hopefully we can get to State one last time for my senior year.”

Maranda’s favorites

* Sport: Basketball

* Pro/college athlete: Dwyane Wade

* Pro/college team: Miami Heat

* Musical artist or group: Florida Georgia Line

* Song of all time: “Whatever She’s Got” by David Nail

* TV show: “Money From Strangers”

* Movie: “Safe Haven”

* Class: Psychology and Yearbook

* Food: Chicken Alfredo

* Saying or piece of advice: “Work hard in everything you do and never give up.”

* Hobby: “Playing sports, going camping and fishing.”

What if …

* You could be any celebrity on earth for a week. Who would it be? Jennifer Aniston

* You could listen to a song minutes before the biggest athletic event of your life to get you hyped. What would it be? “We Own It” by 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa

* You could meet one famous person, a non-athlete, who would it be? Luke Bryan

Quick Q&A

* Who inspires you most? “Ms. Immel, my basketball coach.”

* What is your dream vacation destination? Hawaii

* Who’s the toughest opponent you have ever faced? Breanna Gaspervich from East Troy

* What’s your No. 1 pet peeve? “When people don’t clean up after themselves.”

* What do you want to do for a living? “Be a registered nurse, physical therapist or a social worker.”

* Why are sports important to you? “Teaches me responsibility and dedication. It also gives me the opportunity to compete at a high level.”

* Which Facebook friend has the most interesting status updates and best photos? Alli VanStelle

* What’s your strength as a person? “Being organized in my daily life and being precise in what I do.”

* What do you still need to work on? Patience

* Do you have any pre-game rituals? “Taking a nap before every game and handshakes with my teammates.”

* Top person you follow on Twitter? “My twin sister Maria.”

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